OKC Makes Facebook's Top Ten Fittest Cities List


Tuesday, July 9th 2013, 9:35 am
By: News 9


Oklahoma City is among the top ten fittest cities in the U.S., according to Facebook.

OKC came in at no. 8 on Facebook's Fittest Cities list. Millions of people use Facebook to keep tabs on their fitness goals and stay motivated with the help of friends and family. Facebook also looked at some of the most active cities in the U.S. according to fitness related mentions, check ins and use of fitness apps.

Oklahoma City also made the Fittest City by Activity list being named the Running City.

  1. Virginia Beach, VA
  2. Colorado Springs, CO
  3. Austin, TX
  4. San Antonio, TX
  5. Livingston, NJ
  6. Portland, OR
  7. El Paso, TX
  8. Oklahoma City, OK
  9. Tacoma, WA
  10. Albuquerque, NM


Fittest Cities By Activity:

Yoga City: Austin, Texas

Running City: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Swimming City: Tucson, Arizona

Biking City: Minneapolis, Minnesota

CrossFit City: El Paso, Texas

Dance City: Oakland, California

Triathlon City: Grand Rapids, Michigan

Marathon City: San Diego, California

Health Club City: Wichita, Kansas

Weight Loss City: Livingston, NJ

Adventurous City: Chicago, IL

Ranking of the Top Ten Fittest Cities is based on fitness related mentions, check ins and use of fitness apps in US cities with at least 200,000 Facebook users over three months.